Here's a sneak peek inside the pages of Outdoor Artist, with insightful tips from renowned artist Richard McKinley on the best plein air setup.
To a large extent, the success of the presentation of your paintings and drawings literally hangs on the hardware you choose. A little knowledge could save your art!
Exploring the history of mechanical pencils, their strengths and weaknesses, and why artists should give them a chance.
A Guest Post by Cassia Cogger “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.” —Kofi Annan How does watercolor differ from gouache? What are their individual characteristics, and how might each best be applied to a mixed-media art practice? These very questions got me thinking, I wonder what would happen if I painted the exact same...
Love to draw? Check out these DIY sketchbooks from Drawing magazine, and see how you can have a chance to win a set of colored pencils!
Acrylic can be painted on just about any support. Select among the many choices in this section for convenience, longevity and aesthetics.
Until this week, I’d never have guessed transfer paper would open up so many possibilities for creative play. In her book, Hello Happiness, Kim Geiser shares several techniques for taking an illustration on paper and transferring it onto a variety of surfaces including fabric and art canvas. Because Hello Happiness is all about spreading...
The important thing about sketchbooks is not what they cost but whether they suit an artist's individual artistic needs. Learn more from Drawing magazine.
The following article by Dan Gheno, about the pros and cons of various drawing materials, appears in the winter 2017 issue of Drawing magazine. You can see the full list of articles in the issue, and you can get your copy here or download a digital version here. You can also subscribe to Drawing. ~~~ How Different Materials...
With art supplies, drawing materials, papers, paints, and pieces begging to be part of an assemblage, this place felt like a candy store, for artists.
From Drawing magazine: Learn about the history of artist sketchbooks and share a comment for your chance win art supplies from STAEDTLER!